Course Overview



This course will be held again on
June 8 - 11, 2020.

Information contained in this site is for the 2019 program.
Information for the 2020 program not yet available.

The Comprehensive 2019 Gastroenterology Update

This program ensures participants are current with state-of-the-art GI strategies and clinical practices. It covers recent advances and their impact on clinical approaches and on patient outcomes. Updates, best practices, and new guidelines are presented by nationally recognized GI experts and master clinicians.  

Practical, Results-Driven Education

Highlights of the 2019 program include:

  • Updated guidelines for the use of biologics in IBD
  • Improved management of IBS, pelvic floor disorders, and functional dyspepsia
  • Expanded options to diagnose hereditary GI cancer syndromes
  • Management of fatty liver disease in 2019
  • Best practices for treatment of HBV and HCV
  • Steps to ensure delivery of high-quality endoscopic care
  • Techniques to effectively control GI bleeding
  • When FMT is indicated for treatment
  • New strategies to treat common GI problems
  • Guidance to diagnose and treat complex cases
  • A comprehensive update of national guidelines

As new strategies, guidelines, and diagnostic and treatment options are presented, they are coupled with specific recommendations for incorporating these updates into your day-to-day work.

Education to Optimize Your Patient Outcomes

The evidence-based recommendations provided in this program cover:

  • IBD
  • Microscopic Colitis
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Fatty Liver
  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • C. difficile Colitis
  • Refractory GERD
  • IBS
  • The Gut Microbiome
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
  • Acute Pancreatitis            
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • GI Bleeding
  • Bariatrics
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Hereditary GI Cancer Syndromes
  • Nutritional Management in GI Diseases

Recent Advances and Innovations

Clinicians can rely on this program for education on:

  • New biologic therapies for IBD
  • This year's most promising antivirals for hepatitis B and C
  • Advances in managing weight loss with bariatric devices
  • New ways to ablate Barrett’s esophagus
  • Provocative uses of fecal transplantation

This program also offers a glimpse into the future of gastroenterology with engaging lectures given by world-renowned experts on inspiring and cutting-edge topics.